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EtymologyEdit

From an onomatopoeic (sound-imitative) root + -an (instantaneous suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɒtːɒn]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pat‧tan

VerbEdit

pattan

  1. (intransitive) to crack (whip)
  2. (intransitive) to spring, jump

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN